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>> this is abc7 news. >> in the news this saturday morning, a drama plays out at sea as two kidnapped children are rescued from a stolen boat. next we will tell you about the man arrested for all that. and this fire in lake county is three times bigger this morning than it was just last night. we will have the latest on people living nearby. good morning, everyone, i'm terry mcsweeney. let's begin this weekend with a look city weather. here's meteorologist lease arrange. arrange -- lisa argen. >> we have a lot of clear sky around and the fog, what little of it we have, will quickly retreat. we will see another sunny and pleasant day. although it is going to get warm in the inland valleys once again. we will see highs in the upper 80s to near 90 out toward the
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delta, antioch. and plenty of 80s. you will notice closer to the bay we are talking 70s for oakland, san francisco mid-60s. and the fog pulls back away from the shoreline. things will be changing for the latter part of your weekend. we are talking about elevated fire danger, maybe not here, but close in the mountains. all the details and the seven-day outlook in a few moments. terry. >> lisa, thanks very much. this morning two children kidnapped by their father and taken for a ride on a stolen boat are safe. three-year-old brooklyn two-year-old devin maffei were rescued last night off the california coast. this morning their father is in custody. we have the story from coast guard pier in monterey. >> the coast guard cutter hawksbill came in unleashed. maffei sailed away with his two children on tuesday. south san francisco police sergeant bruce mcphillips announced the successful recovery of the children. >> i'm glad to announce that
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devin and brooklyn maffei have been rescued from their three day ordeal at sea. >> the coast guard received notice friday morning the boat had been spotted. avilanching several craft, they shadowed it until they were able to come close enough to contact christopher maffei. >> we asked if we could put a boarding team on board and he said that would be fine. >> back in south san francisco the children's grandmother was elated to hear that the children were recovered and that they were fine. >> this is the best. the best. when i get my two grandchildren i'm going to hug them and never let them go. >> the officials say the children appear pine and unharmed. the coast guard and fbi and several other police agencies, including south san francisco police, started tracking the sailboat after it was spotted by a fishing vessel 50 miles off the san mateo coast. south san francisco police, with christopher maffei in custody, sped off the pier.
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maffei will be charged with kidnapping. abc7 news. abc7 news has learned this is not match's first brush with the law. a woman living in clear lake says back in 1989 he was say assaulted by him when she lived in the bay area. we have that part of the story. >> in 1989 rhonda st of raub was working as a park ranger aid at an event in san mateo county. her duty was to keep cars out of the area. that's what she encountered christopher maffei, only 20 at the time, who was upset he couldn't get through. >> he jumps out, punches me out, tries to run me over with his truck. i fortunately rolled into my vehicle, and he sped off. i got his license number. i struggled, pregnant at that time. >> straub said she miss carried the next day.
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straub at the time used her married name, schmidt, sued maffei and the san nationalio parks and rec department and received an undisclosed amount through compensation. she now lives in clear lake. she contacted us after seeing him on the news. the san mateo courts also confirmed in 2009 maffei was charged with grand theft but the case was dismissed. abc7 news also obtained a copy of the restraining order against maffei. the court granted the order because there was reason to believe he might take the children outside of the u.s. after it was revealed maffei had quit his job, closed his bank accounts, got rid of his assets and sold his home. the order also points out maffei had lived in thailand and had several bank accounts there. >> leeann me lynn dez, abc7 news. >> fire officials say a fire out
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of control, and the mandatory evacuations has been lifted. the scotts fire is burning west of scotts valley road about 8 miles east of ukiah. sky 7hd shot these dramatic scenes as flames devoured timber in that area. it began yesterday afternoon and spread quickly. it's burned more than 1600 acres at last report. the plan today is to bring air tanker from sonoma county since the ukiah airbase is low on fire retardant. this morning police are trying to identify the body of a teenage girl found yesterday off a rural road. they don't believe it is missing morgue hills reporter lamar. >> they looked down over a dense area of the county where a body was found just after 9:00 a.m.. >> a passerby was in the area off of 101 on cannon drive in san benito county.
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gets down from his vehicle and sees what he believes is a dead body about 100 feet or so off the roadway. >> the sergeant handles media relations for the santa clara sheriff's office that was called in to assist. >> the san benito county sheriffs, they are short staffed today. they reached out to us as part of a mutual aid request not only for additional resources but also for spokesmen and media purposes. >> the sergeant said they didn't get the call of sierra lamar. they are the agency handling the case of the teenager who has been missing out of morgue hills since march 16th. they confirmed that the body found is that of a female. closes close to the investigation tell us it's a young hispanic female but they do not believe it's lamar. those who live near the spot where the body was discovered aren't surprised to hear what happened. >> seems like a good spot for it because there's nobody around here. last week it was a mattress. there is always something. >> it's wooded. a lot of people hike and ride
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horses through here. it's right next to the freeway so it's not unlikely that somebody could dump a body and get on the freeway and go. >> sources tell me that it does appear that the body was dumped there as opposed to that being where the death actually happened. again, they do not believe it is sierra lamar. in san benito county, abc7 news. pittsburgh police are looking for the person who shot a man to death at a busy local park. it happened about 7:00 last night at buchanan park. the male victim was shot near the bochy ball courts. the park was crowded at the time and police are talking to potential witnesses but so far mow suspect description has been released. this morning san francisco police are searching for a missing teenager, 16-year-old was last seen tuesday night leaving her linden street home in hayes valley. they said the student has as ma and did not take her inhaler
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with her. if you see her, police call the police department. tomorrow is the too-year-old anniversary of the san bruno pipeline explosion and fire. it's been a long two years for the people who live there and the recovery is far from over. heather ishimaru brings us up-to-date. >> jose is welcomed by his neighbor across the street, nelly. they haven't seen much of each other over the last two years. the bishop's house survived the explosion and fire. his did not. but he's about to start rebuilding. it's been a painful two years waiting for this moment. >> it's like a nightmare because anywhere you go you don't feel like home. >> the september 9, 2010 pipeline explosion and fire killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes. many more people were injured and more homes damaged. for the first year after the disaster, the neighborhood was a scarf empty lots. now it's a full-blown construction zone. >> it's nonstop.
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it's nonstop except for sundays. they even sometimes come out and work on saturdays. our driveway has been dug up five times now and we aren't sure why. >> the city has set up an office on one of the lots staffed with three people to help oversee all of the work here. eight of the 38 homes destroyed are rebuilt, 13 more is underway. it's uncertain what will happen to the rest. >> people are building their houses. every day you can see, wow, what a great house that is. wow, my house stinks. >> nevertheless, he's grateful his house and family survived. sunday the city is unveiling a memorial plaque at the city park and hosting a social for residents. but some here say they prefer to stay in the neighborhood where it happened, where they lost 8 friends and neighbors forever. >> we feel that it should be where it was last year and where the actual blast site had taken place at glenview and claremont. that's the special spot for us.
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that's heather ishimaru reporting. the search continues this weekend for a bay area college student near chico. family and friends of 28-year-old brett olson can't imagine how he can vanish from a party along the sacramento river. and police trying to find a good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy.
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that same stretch of road. >> the outpouring of sadness and support from the public just keeps growing. here at the chp field officer where officer kenyon youngstrom works. >> i think it underscores in their mind, wow, these individuals are human beings just like me, they are connected to family, they are connected to friends. >> the officer has been with the chp some 30 years. it's not the first time he's heard the radio call, an 11-99," officer down. every time the same reaction. >> your mind starts racing. sometimes your heart sinks. >> and when that officer dies -- >> each one, a piece of you goes with that individual. there's never a time where you say i'm over that. you just learn how to manage it. sometimes there are thoughts of anger, sometimes there are thoughts of sadness, bewilderment, and on and on the emotions go. >> there are also personal reflections. officer morgan is married with two children. >> reflections such as what if
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it was me, how would my wife and children handle it, how would my family respond. >> you are brought to deathly into sharply focus with your own mortality, and you begin to really see just how risky the job can be sometimes. >> it's not something officer morgan dwells on, but it's always in the back of his mind. the potential dangers of each traffic stop, no matter how small the infraction. >> are they friend, are they go, will they yield to the authority of the officer peacefully. will i have to get into a physical confrontation with this individual. most of the calls to which we respond to, we go home without incident, we go home without injury, but there can always be that one call that can pretty much be your last call. >> well, as officer morgan told me, he and his fellow officers are no different than you or i. all they want to do is to do their job well, and at the end
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of the day go home to their loved ones. vic lee, abc7 news. >> san jose police have released a surveillance tape of a brazen daylight carjacking last week. it happened on silver lake road. you see the woman coming out of her car. a man had gotten into that vehicle and put a knife to her throat. you see it's broad daylight. the woman tried to flag down another car. suspect nearly hits her as he's driving away. the 70-year-old victim suffered minor injuries. police need your help to capture the suspects described as men in their 20s. two fundraisers in lafayette for a college student missing for now almost a week. 28-year-old brett olson of lafayette a is missing. he became separated from his friends. he was last seen on shore. friends say he had been drinking. a $10,000 reward is being
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offered to help find brett. well, new this morning the palo alto city council is considering a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries from opening up shop. according to the news group, three council member are seek to go fight the measure on the november ballot that would allow as many as three dispensaries to operate in palo alto. they say it would lead to secondary effects in neighborhoods, and other pennens en law cities such as mountain view and others have moved to ban dispensaries. a heckuva nice day yesterday. what do we have in store the next couple days? >> beautiful out there. talking about the same. a few areas of fog at the coast. they around going to make much progress moving across the bay. i talk about the changes on sunday. i will detail for you coming up.
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>> and a deadly disease could be a mosquito bite away. a fourth person has died in california.
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>> west nile virus has claimed its fourth victim of the year in california. an 84-year-old woman died after being infected by the disease-infected mosquito last month. all victims are over the age of 80. it's one of the worst years on record for breast file virus, prompting the unusual amount of fogging to wipe out mosquitoes. last night parts of discovery bay were fogged and byron. >> lows arrange is here with details -- lisa argen is here about details heating up. what do we have going on here? >> you don't seem of it it quite straight. >> that's why we brought you in, for that specific reason. >> another nice one out there. where he will start with that. this morning not a lot in the
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way of low clouds and fog. it's quiet. the fog is along the coast. today it will be pushed offshore. so whatever fog you are waking up to around half moon bay, and there's a little of it. i saw some in the city coming in. it will be out of here. another sunny afternoon. live doppler 7hd. this morning is mice and clear. we around looking at any returns. in fact, we don't expect any. although we are look at the possibility of some thunderstorms over to the east in the sierra nevada and that will elevate the fire danger along with some gusty winds throughout the weekend. 56 in livermore. good morning, san francisco, 55 for you. 56 in redwood city with 57 in san jose. so this morning a little bit in the way of coastal fog. another nice day today with the cooling beginning tomorrow. so we're not talking about a big dramatic cool down. in fact, a minor one. and then after this little event on sunday temperatures will rebound. so here's an area of low
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pressure continuing to back off. we've got high pressure building in from the south. so we are in between systems. that's why we are enjoying another nice day today as the ridge continues over much of california, but then this system gets awfully close tomorrow. that will increase the breeze. if you are headed to the beach, strong rip currents from a northwesterly swell down around the marina state beach. keep that in mind if you are headed to the south. back home, once again temperatures right around average. 78 in san jose. nice day for you in campbell at 80. 81 in saratoga. heading up the peninsula, lots of sunshine, 76 in redwood city with san francisco in and around the mid-60s today. 61 for the sunset. plenty of sun there. you head north and you will see the 90s from clear lake to cloverdale. 82 in novato. east bay, plenty of 70s. 70 berkeley, 74 union city. you head inland and here's the
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summertime warmth. a couple weeks left of summer. it will feel like it today. 88 in pleasanton with 90 in live more. this morning -- livermore. this morning a southwesterly wind through the delta. pretty comfortable but it will be warm throughout the afternoon. these readings are fairly similar to yesterday. hope you liked that. we have more on tap. clear condition along the central coast and by this afternoon with that, notice how quickly we warm up with 80s in santa cruz. and mid-60s monterey. head toward morgan hill and gilroy, upper 80s to near 90. here's a look at the seven day outlook. today pretty warm out there. more of an on shore flow tomorrow. a lot of sunshine. a little breezy, mid-80s. and by monday its still pretty nice. cool, but numbers not only do they warm up, we have an offshore flow that will set up away from the coast by the end of the work week. >> looks good. lisa, thanks a lot. in sports the dodgers are in town for a three-game series.
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last night mr. clutch came through again, stretching out the giants' lead in the west. larry beil has our morning sports. >> good morning, everybody. how do you spell clutch? try scutaro, he did it again. the giants open with a victory. orange friday at at&t park. dodgers get to lincecum in the third. and sandoval bobbles, recovers, gets kemp but ellis scores, 1-0 l.a. and angel pegan, a base hit. and crawford is in. 1-1 game. lincecum had a career high seven walks in this contest. two outs in the sixth, adam, seventh homer of the year. kennedy goes from here row to zero. bottom of sixth. ground ball and kennedy can't make the play. pegan scores. 2-2 game. and in the seventh, mr. column,
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mr. scutaro, two runs score. the giants beat l.a., 5-2 and now lead the dodgers by 5 1/2 games in the west. a's in seattle trying to shake off the three-game sweep at the hands of the angels. and cespedes, gets past him. 1-0. in the fourth, here it comes, there is goes. george kotarres, a low hop. three-run blast. 4-1, athletics. five innings, one hundred, struck out 7. given 5-0 on the year. a's added a couple runs courtesy of josh donaldson. fair ball left field corner, brandon moss in. the a's go on to win 6-1. they hold the top wildcard spot in the a. l., half a game up on baltimore. in retirement don nelson has at least half a dozen business renne first going on on ma in
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hawaii, but last night it was about the been hall of fame. nobody in history has won more game. two stints with the warriors, one of twelve new members enshrined in the hall. he talk about his introduction to basketball as a kid on a farm. >> my uncle walt bought a basket and a basketball for me and put it up in the chicken yard and didn't know really how tall it was supposed to be so he put it up 11 feet. he thought that looked about right. so i started shooting at a basket 11 feet tall. >> it's supposed to be ten feet. >> and serena williams gets a set in new york. overwhelmed the ten seed. and the backhand, winner. serena finishes up with an ace, 61, 6-2 and rolls into the final where she will face the top-seed. the top-seed rallied to beat
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sharapova in three sets. the match point here coming up as sharapova gets the four-hand long. 3-2, 6-2 and 6-4. look ahead 1-1, versus serena williams. that's it for sports. mike shumann will be here with your highlights of giants, dodgers, and plus the football here at seven. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> still to come on abc7 morning news, a looming decision over changing bus service in marin county puts local jobs on the line. new this morning how many golden gate transit drivers are facing possible layoffs. those jobs are a tee issue in the presidential race. this morning the president puts politics on pause to remember what happened 11 years ago
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for your taste buds. >> breaking news out of afghanistan where overnight a suicide bomber has killed at least people in central kabul. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack. there was a u.s. intelligence facility nearby. they say all of the dead were civilians. spokesman nor the military said coalition forces are all accounted for. it happened not far from nato headquarters and the u.s. embassy in afghanistan.
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campaign 2012 makes a bay area pit stop this weekend. paul ryan was seen in sparks, nevada yesterday. he's going to be guest of honor at a fund raiser at the danville home of former 49er and his wife. that will be followed to a visit in mountain view for a pep rally with supporters. tomorrow night ryan will attend a fund raisener fresno. the romney-ryan ticket is slamming the obama administration for yesterday's weak jobs report for the month of august. only 96,000 new jobs were created last month, 35,000 fewer than expected. the jobless rate fell to 8.1%, but only because a lot of people stopped looking for work. in fact the u.s. workforce has fallen to its lowest level in 31 years. speaking of jobs, more than two dozen bus drivers in the north bay may be losing theirs. the ma of rin independent journal reports the transit could lay off as many as 36 bus drivers t could happen if they lose the contract to provide bus
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service in marin county. right now they pay to operate their bus routes. but under a renegotiated contract, it could save the county million and they could keep the contract but provide 25% less service. it will be discussed during a september 17th meeting. on the other side of the coin bay area companies will be filling more than 300 positions during next week's job fair. that event will be at the hotel wi t.c. om in market street in san francisco from noon to four on wednesday. we have details about that on under "see it on tv." the president made no mention of the economy in his weekly address this morning. instead he called on americans to mark the 11th anniversary of the september 11th terrorist tick attacks. >> the last decade has been a difficult one, but together we have answered those questions and come back stronger as a nation. we took the fight to al-qaeda, decimating their leadership and
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putting them on the path to defeat. and thanks to the courage and skill of our intelligence personnel and armed forces, osama bin laden will never threaten america again. >> the president notes the 9/11 anniversary is being commemorated on tuesday by public service activities around the country. in the republican address wyoming senator john barraso said the country is not better off than four years ago when bush was president gloom 21 loaders from chris are meeting for the apec economic summit. the meeting of the economic powers in the asian region becomes among sluggish growth nearby and growing national sentiments in the region. hillary clinton is expected to meet with russian president putin today to ask to maintain. and china said they would boost domestic demand aimed at balancing their economy.
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their economy went to a three-year low in the second quarter. a judge ruled that then governor arnold schwarzenegger did not break the law by commuting the prison sentence of a political ally's son. in 2011 he cut the manslaughter in half for nunez. lawsuits filed by the victim's family claimed schwarzenegger violated a law requiring them to notify them that he was cutting the sentence. the man who create the the most talked about moment at republican national convention finally broke his silence. clint eastwood has revealed what he was thinking when rambling to the empty chair. >> mr. obama sitting here of. >> many thought he was rambling. >> what do you want me to tell romney? i can't tell him to do that. can't do that to himself. [laughter] >> hilarious and brilliant. >> i'm not going to shut up. my turn. >> there is no denying it was
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the most talked about speech of either convention. and now in an interview with his hem town paper in california, the carmel pine cone, clint eastwood gives a blow by blow how it came to be. the morning of his speech as he flew to tampa, he still hadn't chosen his words. they vet most of the people but i told them you can't do that with me because i don't know what i'm going to say. 15 minutes before he spoke he arrived at the hall, still no plans. then right before he took the stage, inspiration. there was a stool there and some fellow kept asking me if i wanted to set down. when i saw the stool sitting there, it gave me the idea. >> and i just -- >> he acknowledges he stumbled a bit up there and that he went longer than he was supposed to. but, quote, when people are applauding so much, it takes you ten minutes to say five minutes worth. after the speech eastwood went backstage where he says paul ryan thanked him.
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they were very enthusiastic and we were all laughing. >> you are absolutely crazy. >> the speech immediately became a media phenomenon, but eastwood himself had no idea until the next day. tonight the hollywood legend is unapologetic of his detractors, he says, quote, they are obviously on the left. >> thank you. thank you very much. [applause] >> dan harris, abc news, new york. >> still to come, a bay area community rises from the ashes while a san bruno family shares some painful memories of the anniversary of the pipeline explosion. their scared neighborhood shows new signs of life. here's a live look outside from the emeryville camera, the bay bridge. lisa argen talking about a heat up, a slight cool down and then a heat up. she will
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>> we are lock being at a live picture, not of terry mcsweeney, but the golden gate bridge. right now, i tell you last weekend it was so thick out there, the fog burks right now it doesn't seem to be much of an issue. not much mist out there, if any. looking good and we have a nice forecast on the way. we have a 30-degree spread so you can take your pick what kind of climate you want to be in today. we will get the specifics from lisa argen momentarily. an eight foot sinkhole swallowed the car of a san francisco man this week. he's a law student at duke university. he was turning around near the campus. as you see, he dropped straight into the ground. the gaping hole was not visible from the street and was not marked off. but he said he wasn't the first to encounter it. a truck driver had apparently got his tire stuck in the hole the night before but his vehicle was too big to go in. crews put up caution tape but by the next day it had blob away.
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the hole was not visible from inside a car. flash flooding almost cost a truck driver his life outside of phoenix, arizona. his truck got stuck in the mud along a rising creek. he had to climb on the roof when rushing water slowly washed the truck into midstream. they rescued him by raft. the operation took two hours. thunderstorms dumped as much as two inches of rain on the phoenix area. it is monsoon down there. this morning the faa is trying to figure out how a landing gear door from a jet plane broke off and fell into a washington state neighborhood. the piece of the airplane fell from a boeing 767 on to a quiet street in tent, washington. neighbors reported hearing a thud from the carbon fiber door. some say is came from a cargo plane at a nearby landing field.
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they are trying to track down the plane and are not releasing the name of the company yet. lisa argen doesn't predict things falling from planes, but is there any mist coming down or anything? i didn't see any this morning. >> it was pretty clear out there. we do have some clouds around hay wood and oakland this morning. temperatures mainly in the 50s as you head on out this morning. it's not too cool or too gray. we have changes, so stay tuned and i'll have them for you coming up. >> all right. the hantavirus scare in yosemite is now scaring back woods hunters as now three people have died from the disease. >> a brand new dishwasher gets repaired 15 times and still doesn't work. i'm
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4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined.
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>> welcome back. we look out from our roof cam near the abc7 studios. really not much of a breeze. only one flagpole interested at the mommy. they are kind ever going back and forth about which one wants to participate in this wind event. not much wind anyway. we will find out more about the forecast and a really nice weekend coming up. lisa argen has that momentarily. the hantavirus scare at yosemite national park is growing. officials have extended their initial warning on the courage village on the valley floor to the high sierra camp, an area popular with hikers. nearly 30,000 people could now be at risk from being infected from this mysterious and deadly outbreak. david wright has the story. in one of the most beautiful places on earth, a deadly disease is lurking. yosemite park rangers are warning every visitor about the outbreak of hantavirus spread by row dunce. >> actually had a mouse run across my head.
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definitely scared me pretty good. >> already ate people are known to have contracted the illness. three have died in california, pennsylvania and west virginia. there may be more cases as far away as france. >> this outbreak appears to be unusual in terms of the number of people affected and certainly the number of deaths we've seen. >> the outbreak was first traced to the popular currie village campsite where row dunce had buried into the insulation of the tents. they now believe a second site was infected. last week warnings like these went out to 10,000 people who visited currie visit since june. overnight warnings went out to an additional 19,000, 29,000 park visitors in all. >> this is possibly the greatest point cluster which has occurred certainly in the united states that i'm aware of. >> early symptoms can take up to six weeks to appear, and include fatigue, fever and chills.
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those quickly give way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is there is no known treatment or cure. >> there's really nothing you can do preemptively if you are exposed to hantavirus. >> for one of america's oldest and most popular national parks, a serious threat. yosemite's majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide public health hazard. david wright, abc news, los angeles. the california department of public health is expanding its recall of red vines candy made in the union city production center. in addition to the black licorice products recalled last month, the apa is warning these other products could have more than the allowable amount of lead. added is family mix, mixed bites, snaps and black licorice twists. the bags are labeled with expiration dates of february,
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2013. eating the candy could lead to twice the amount of lead for children. and we will get an iconic look at the space shuttle endeavour in the next few weeks as it is being transported to los angeles. during it's journey, the 747 will do low level fly offense across urban areas across the country. on thursday, the 20th, it will pass over mountain view and also go over san francisco, into california cities. stay tuned for the details of the exact time the flyover will take place. i thought i would put lisa argen on the spot. september 20th. >> that's a long ways away. >> what is that looking like? nice and clear, i'm thinking. >> probably will be. we are in september. this is a pretty mellow sort of month with the low clouds and fog back off. it could be good. >> that's going to be a heckuva site, too. >> totally. >> and we are looking at the
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clear sky around most of the bay this morning. that's right how it was yesterday. that is why we allowed for the quick warmup. so today from our tie definition emeryville camera you will notice that we don't have much in the way of fog, although oakland and hayward this morning reporting cloudy skies. live doppler 7 hd is nice and clear. we will pick up the low clouds momentarily. when we do, you will notice that they will continue to push back away from the shoreline. so we are in store for another beautiful day out there. if you liked yesterday, you will probably like today. 55 with some clouds around fremont. 57 in mountain view. good morning, santa rosa, the cool spot with the longer nights and the cooler air draining into our north bay valley. 50 santa rosa, 60 in antioch. a southwest wind blowing through the delta this morning. a little bit in the way of coastal fog. another nice day today. and the cooling begins tomorrow. we will look for the numbers to come down about five degrees due to this system here.
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today it does back off. we have high pressure building in from the east and the south. due to that ridge, that is allowing the warm weather around the bay, especially inland. so we will notice that temperatures once again in the 60s and 70s by noontime. although we are looking at the chance, an isolated chance of showers and thunderstorms in the northern southern sierra today. 94 there. but once this little area of low pressure passes to the east, the fire danger is elevated here with a low relative humidity. the winds are going to kick up, especially tomorrow into sunday in the sierra nevada. elsewhere, look at that 100. back to the heat in fresno. 92 in sacramento. and back home we are looking at numbers pretty nice with mid-60s in the city. that's a little bit below average. we should see about 70 this time of year downtown. around 90 in livermore. 86 in concord. but you head far north and that's where you will see the 90s from cloverdale. 82 santa rosa. upper 70s to the low 80s. some area in the santa clara
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valley will warm into the average degree range so you have been a little cool this dime of year but tomorrow is when you are really going to see the on shore push. today notice the clear conditions. we will still have those westerly winds but they around going to be as strong as you will feel tomorrow. 90 morgan hill. 88 gilroy. 71 in salinas and if you are headed into the city today, 1:05, dodgers, giants, temperatures will be about 60 degrees. but by the afternoon in the mid-60s. a gorgeous day today. the look ahead calls for the cooling trend to get underway tomorrow. so a little bit breezier, still some sunshine, even sunny in thecy, although you will need the jacket where today it is really mild out there. monday still below normal but then the numbers start to rebounds the middle of the week to the end of the week. this is an offshore flow. it is dry out there. although we like this weather, high fire danger coming back. >> that's a good warning. good heads-up. thanks very much. a question for you this morning. if your brand new alliance
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suddenly brakes down, should you demand a replace men? one bay area couple had no fewer than 15 repairs on their new dishwasher. 7 on your side's michael finney explains what happened after that. it was nice, sparkly glasses. >> grace is telling me how her new kitchen aid dishwasher was cleaning dishes to a shine. >> a little bit of soap. >> so why is her husband washing dishes by handsome grace said eyes been a vicious cycle. >> i really was at then of my rope because, you know, it's not a cheap dishwasher. >> the couple bought it last year for $800, and it was working perfectly at first. seven months later a problem. >> it wouldn't drain. there was always water on the bottom. >> a kitchen aid repairman came out and told the couple to useless soap. simple enough, except it didn't help. >> it continued not to drain. the exact same thing. >> another repairman came.
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this one said run some vinegar through a cycle. well, that didn't help either. >> and the glasses were all fill my. >> so another repairman came. this one said use more soap and run the hot water first. >> nextel tell me to stand on my left foot, turn the water on, do the vinegar wash every month. i mean, this is crazy. >> dishes were coming out dirty, so another repairman took apart the whole machine and put it back together again. after that the dishwasher blew a fuse. and so did grace. >> i was hysterical. >> by summer the dishwasher had undergone not five repairs or six or even seven, but fifteen repairs in all! grace had to skip work each time to wait for repair people. then the final blow. >> we turned it on, nothing. totally dead. >> grace shows us how the dishwasher won't even turn on
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now. their kitchen aid warranty company was about to send another repairman. grace wanted to barricade the doors. >> i said to them, i said what do you mean you are going to come out? i said no more. it's dead as a doornail now. >> she contacted 7 on your side. we contacted kitchen aid, and sure enough, the company came through, offering the couple a brand new dishwasher. kitchen aid said after review, we believe this should have been elevated sooner, and we apologize to miscellaneous garity. once we were alerted of the issue, we were happy to replace her dishwasher. >> i feel like a little kid waking up, you know, with lots of birthday presents. >> state law requires manufacturing to repair defective products that are under warranty, and if they can't be repaired after a reasonable number of attempts, the consumer can get a refund or replacement. now if you have a problem with a new appliance, let me know about it. i'm michael finney, 7 on your
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side. >> still to come, it's a hit comedy in britain, but how will it play on the big screen with american audiences. fine out hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
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>> we have some winning numbers from last not's mega millions drawing. 15, 32, 38, 42, 46. the megaball 31. >> a hit comedy series is made into a feature film with plenty of r-rated line. how will british humor translate here? arts and entertainment reporter don sanchez has his review on the isle. >> this is the best holiday ever. three weeks. sex, boos. >> big plans for threes four misfits. holiday with just two things on
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their mine. thinking they know it all burks they don't. their hotel is the first dose of reality. >> they found a lot of helps. >> one guy drinks nonstop, another chasing older women, not planning for his ex-girlfriend who made the tripe too and another is a nerd who would rather see museums than pools. and four girls walk in at the club. watch, these girls are not. >> you don't just introduce yourself. get near her and get her to dance with you. >> really? >> pretty silly, ridiculous, but funny. "the in betweeners" has been a big hit in britain. masterpiece theater, it is not. this film is crass, but charmingly funny. >> four guys obsessed with drinking and look for romance but, hey, isn't that what spring break is all about anyway?
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yeah, it's lewd, crude and rude, and almost makes american pie seem like prose from ten any williams but the british have a way of make it with style. i wouldn't want to be a roommate of these guys, but it was fun. it would not be appealing for everybody but i'll give it a half a buck. i'm don sanchez. abc7 news. see you on the isle. >> a reminder four right now, abc7s all new afternoon lineup debuts on monday. general hospital will air an hour earlier at 1:00 p.m. instead of two. and who wants to be a millionaire at two, followed by jeopardy at 2:30 and then at three, the show everybody is going to be talking about, don't miss "katie" the new daytime talk show with katie couric. and coming up at six, a drama played out on monterey bay
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with the ending they were hoping for. two children are safe. and plus the fire in this county got much, much bigger overnight. we will have an update on that. [ woman ] ring. ring.
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